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Nail Technology Level 2 Award at Trafford College

Course description

The aim of the course is to provide the learner- Prepare yourself and client for treatment- Carry out a nail and skin analysis- Perform the following treatments liquid and powder nail enhancements- Provide suitable after care advice By the end of the course you will have learnt underpinning knowledge in the following:- How to communicate in a professional manner- Identify your clients needs and performing the treatment to meet the clients satisfaction- Identify known contra-indications which prevent or restrict nail enhancements- Identify the contra-actions that may result from a nail enhancement treatment- Describe the after care advice that should be provided- Describe how to maintain and remove nail enhancements- Describe the structure and function of the nail and skin- Describe the appearance of nail/skin diseases and disorders- Describe the chemical process involved in the nail enhancement system- Describe the different nail shapes

Entry requirements

The candidate will need a Level 2 VRQ or NVQ qualification in manicure


This unit will be assessed through on-line testing and practical assessments

Future opportunities

To progress onto Diploma Level 3 in Nail Technology

Further information

Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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    • Travelling By Bus
      The Altrincham site is situated on a major bus route to and from Manchester city centre, with a bus stop directly outside the College on Manchester Road (A56).

      For more information visit or call 0871 200 22 33.

      Travelling by Metrolink
      The nearest Metrolink station is Timperley. Services run from Bury, Altrincham, and Manchester, with connections to Eccles. For more information visit or call 0161 205 2000.

      Travelling by Train
      The closest train station is Navigation Road on the Manchester - Chester line, approximately 20 mins walk to site. Trains run hourly in both directions.

      Travelling by Car
      The Altrincham site is situated on Manchester Road (A56) towards Altrincham, 3.5 miles from both Junction 7 of the M60 or Junction 7 of the M56.